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    What is 10/3 - 12/5?

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    getcalc.com's two fractions subtraction calculator is an online basic math function tool to find what's the equivalent fraction for difference between two fractional numbers with different, unequal or unlike denominators 10/3 and 12/5.

    10/3 - 12/5 = 14/15 in fraction form

    10/3 - 12/5 = 0.9333 in decimal form
    This calculator, formula, step by step calculation and associated information to find the difference between 10/3 and 12/5 may help students, teachers, parents or professionals to learn, teach, practice or verify such two fractions subtraction calculations efficiently.

    How to Find Equivalent Fraction for 10/3-12/5?

    The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to find what is the difference between two fractions by subtracting a fraction 12/5 from 10/3. For different, unequal or unlike denominators, use any one of the following methods to find the equivalent fraction for 10/3 minus 12/5.
    1. LCM method
    2. Cross multiplication method.

    Problem and Workout - LCM Method
    What is 10/3 minus 12/5 as a fraction by subtraction using LCM method?

    step 1 Address formula, input parameters and values.
    Input parameters and values:
    10/3 & 12/5
    10/3-12/5 = ?

    step 2 For unequal denominators, find the LCM (least common multiple) for both denominators
    The LCM for 3 and 5 is 15.

    step 3 To have the common denominator, multiply the LCM with both numerator and denominator
    =(10 x 15)/(3 x 15)-(12 x 15)/(5 x 15)
    =50/15-36/15
    =(50 - 36)/15

    step 4 Find difference between numerators and rewrite it in a single form.
    =14/15
    10/3-12/5=14/15

    By using LCM method, 14/15 is the equivalent fraction by subtracting 12/5 from 10/3.



    Problem and Workout - Cross Multiplication Method
    step 1 Address formula and input values.
    Input values:
    10/3 & 12/5
    10/3 - 12/5 = ?

    step 2 Cross multiply both numerator and denominator, multiply both denominators and rewrite as below
    = (10 x 5) - (12 x 3)/(3 x 5)

    step 3 Simplify and rewrite the fraction
    = (50 - 36)/15
    10/3-12/5 = 14/15
    By using cross multiplication method, 14/15 is the difference between two fractions 10/3 and 12/5.

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